This reaction by workers suggests that in modern life, the self can be created by others in the way they act towards our behavioral patterns. This means that others can legitimize our sense of self in the way they react to our actions.
The show revolves around Bernie Mac’s identity as a father and a head of his household. However, he is understood by others as a bully, but he resists such an identity. When he is training Jordan to fight children who bully him in school, he becomes a bully himself.
Bernie first uses defense especially on women by justifying their weaknesses. He claims for instance ‘afros are ugly on girls and women’. This statement is meant to demean his confronters and he proceeds to tell about a cute little girl. This way, the characters are able to forget the subject and delve in other peripheral issues.
First, he engaged in too much women talk and joking with children. In addition, he does some domestic chores because he is ‘stays-at-home dad’. In the United States, ‘a man’ is not expected to stay at home or do some domestic chores associated with women because the society is relatively